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Experience:  30 years practice in general and cosmetic dermatology
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I developed black patches on my forearms. Not spots, but

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I developed black patches on my forearms. Not spots, but patches. The color was also concerning. I have no current medical issues and I am 49. Could this be age spots? I made an appointment with a dermatologist for the end of the month.
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: no meds and no, but have an appointment at the end of the month
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: I don't take any medications and I have no allergies
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Yes, I have had in the past Ulcerative Colitis but I had my colon removed so that is not longer an issue. The procedure was done in 1999
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 8 months ago.

Hello and welcome. I'm Dr Chip

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